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31 min ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com
A Columbus man at the center of a years-long web of extortion, prostitution and child pornography charges will spend 10 years in prison and the rest of his life under the supervision of the state.
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Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson
4 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service
They've lined the streets with police in riot gear, brought in a new black commander with an empathetic manner, imposed a curfew, lifted it and deployed the National Guard - and still the violence erupts nightly in the town of Ferguson, Missouri.
6 hrs ago | NewsOK.com
The nation's largest private prison company has paid more than $8 million in back wages and benefits to current and former employees at its federal prison facility in California City.
7 hrs ago | DNA India
Indonesian police said on Tuesday they have tested a US teen, detained after the discovery of her mother's battered body in a suitcase in Bali, to see if she is pregnant and are awaiting the result.
11 hrs ago | KWWL-TV Waterloo
Hundreds of photographs, papers and historical objects documenting the history of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people are being added to the Smithsonian Institution's collection Tuesday, including... Hundreds of photographs, papers and historical objects documenting the history of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people are being ... (more)
16 hrs ago | KOLD-TV Tucson
Missouri's governor on Monday ordered the National Guard to a St. Louis suburb convulsed by protests over the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teen, after a night in which police used tear gas to clear... An unarmed 18-year-old whose fatal shooting by police has sparked a week of protests in suburban St. Louis suffered a bullet wound to his right ... (more)
Jay Sedrish, an executive producer and unit production manager on the controversial movie "Midnight Rider," has pleaded not guilty to charges of involuntary manslaughter and criminal trespass in the death of a 27-year-old camera assistant.
President Obama, taking a work break from his vacation, began a pair of meetings devoted to Iraq and Ferguson.
The Philadelphia rapper Meek Mill pleaded to be released from jail Monday to resume his music career and support his son and 30-person entourage, but the judge who jailed him on a parole violation last month was unmoved.
Analysis: Seeking a path to peace in Ferguson After days of unrest, authorities seek a recipe for peace.
Marine Cpl. Christopher Brandon Lee was arrested around 10 p.m. local time Sunday on the warrant and was being held Monday while federal agents traveled to get him in Anchorage, said Cynthia Kott, a booking clerk at the Anchorage Correctional Complex.
The price of an Austrian Glock pistol fell $500 to $3,000. An AK-47 is now $2,000, also down $500.
The Bureau of Prisons told Philly.com that 40-year-old Sigel was moved from prison to a Philadelphia-area residential re-entry system on Thursday.
A second inmate charged in the murder of another Souza-Baranowski Correctional Center inmate was held without bail after his arraignment Monday morning in Clinton District Court.
Up to A 230m has been spent "needlessly" holding people on remand in custody who eventually avoided jail, a penal reform charity has said.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said he'll leave the Ecuadorian embassy in London "soon" after living there for two years to avoid extradition to Sweden.
The whistleblower who spurred a state investigation of the 1971 Attica prison uprising is still on the case four decades later.
Updated: Tue Aug 19, 2014 10:25 pm
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